de la Cruz Collection screening MOCA’s Optic Nerve Screening Opening 9/10/11

Second Saturday Gallery Walk
September 10 2011. 7pm – 10pm
de la Cruz Collection

MOCA’s Optic Nerve Screening + Salvador Dali Film + George Sanchez: The Family of Man

This year in recognition of MOCA’s 15th anniversary, the de la Cruz Collection will be screening MOCA’s Optic Nerve finalists. Optic Nerve has been instrumental in helping foster a community of artists that use the moving image as form. This year, for the first time, submissions were accepted from artists around the country, in addition to those from South Florida. The screening will take place in an environment designed by artist/curator Carlos Rigau.

Jurors who selected the Optic Nerve XIII finalists were:
Stephanie Dodes – Curator of BIG SCREEN PLAZA, New York City
Shannon Stratton – Co-Founder and Executive Director, threewalls Artist Residency, Chicago
Ibett Yanez – Director of the de la Cruz Collection Contemporary Art Space, Miami
Justin Long – Miami artist and 2010 Optic Nerve winner
Bonnie Clearwater – MOCA Executive Director and Chief Curator
Ruba Katrib – MOCA Associate Curator
Jillian Hernandez – Outreach Coordinator

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